The "Espacio Vilas" was presented

Emotional moment in Mar del Plata. The “Vilas Space” within the facilities of the Nautical Club Mar del Plata (at the SUM named after the Notary Public José Roque Vilas, Guillermo’s father), with the presence of numerous guests from the world of tennis.

The permanent exhibition contains a large number of objects that belong to Guillermo Vilas – all original – and includes rackets, polo shirts, shorts, wristbands, headbands, footwear, socks, books, magazines, photos, etc., in addition to a large number of historical infographics with data from your records.

It was attended by the mayor of General Pueyrredón’s party, Guillermo Montenegro, the president of the CNMP, Juan Agra, the president of the club’s Tennis Subcommittee, Hernán Febbro, and the institution’s Tennis Director, Daniel Larreina, among others. sports-related guests.

A timeline covers his entire life, from August 17, 1952, when he was born, to the present with the request for restitution to the ATP of his world number one for seven weeks between 1975 and 1976. You will also be able to see more of 60 complete matches on a led screen.

The initiative of the traditional Mar del Plata club featured the special work of journalist Eduardo Puppo, custodian of Vilas’ sporting elements, who in addition to bringing the pieces on display closer together, conducted the historical management of the Space and will be in charge of controlling future updates, traveling exhibitions and informative meetings on the career of the best Argentine tennis player in history. .

On Sunday 10 is the opening to members of the CNMP and as of Saturday December 18, 2021 it will be open to the general public.